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Special Education Assistant

Job ID
Job Posting
Close Date
Job Title
Special Education Assistant
Job Type
Full Time
Job Category
Education and research
Job Location
Edmonton, AB


Edmonton, AB   T5H 3T7

Organization Profile

Full-time Continuous Contract: 10 months between school months of September to June

 (July and August summer break)

Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Why Join Our Team       
  • Benefits include health, dental, employer matched RRSP contributions, a robust employee assistance program, sick days, and other work related benefits.

  • In-house collaborative training opportunities and supervisory coaching sessions to build knowledge, skills and tools relevant to your role and duties as a leader.

  • Be supervised and mentored through observation, formal and informal coaching and overall recognition of successes in support of your professional capacity & goals.

  • Connect with a variety of stakeholders – team members, residents, general public and community members to build and model positive neighbor relations.

In Your Role You Will

  • Participate in case management planning and implementation that focuses on children’s and families goals’ in collaboration with the inter-disciplinary team.

  • Maintain ongoing interaction with children during classroom activities on an individual, small group and large group basis.

  • Monitor equipment and room to ensure that safety protocols are being followed for optimum protection of participants.

  • Assist all classroom staff with materials preparation and classroom clean-up, which may include photocopying, laminating, toy sanitation and preparing craft materials

  • Maintain communication with classroom staff to ensure program plans are carried out consistently.

  • Model correct procedures and guidelines for post-secondary practicum students, parent volunteers and others.

  • Develop and maintain records and reports in order to meet program standards that include: attendance, disclosures, individual learning plans, classroom files and other appropriate documentation.

Education and Certifications


  • Child Development Certificate Level 1, 2 or 3.

  • First Aid & CPR

  • Police Check with Vulnerable Sector.

  • Intervention Record Check.

  • Special Needs Assistant Certificate.

  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate.

  • Ages and Stages Questionnaire (ASQ) training.


  • 1+ years’ experience working with children with developmental delays i.e. cognitive disabilities, speech and language delays, behavioral concerns etc.

  • Equivalencies may be considered with a combination of work experience and education.

  • Strong knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice.

  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team is an asset.

How To Apply

Email cover letter and resume to . Please note the position you are applying to.

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